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Alex Parra

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Senior Fullstack Software Engineer

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How do you compensate the space that fixed header takes place in react?

have you tried position sticky instead of fixed? Fixed posit...

The full-stack dilemma

Hi! I identify with fullstack and not as a specialist in a sp...

Learning Python: Where to start?

I’m learning Python too although I’ve been programming for ma...

Tricky JavaScript Questions

Nice round up. Great to refresh some tricky aspects. In Q9,...

What was the funniest typo in your client conversations?

Wrote Cabron instead of Carbon (PHP date lib).

How to cancel a promise in javascript ?

Think I’ve only seen cancel by timeout with Promise.race[main...

Why I hate coding challenges in the hiring process

Personally going through this process. I too think most of...

Proper sorting with JavaScript

Hi Adam! For strings, the String method localeCompare seems...

A common recursion interview challenge

Nice series! Would like to share for others that the nth Fi...

24-hour coding interview prep challenge

Good luck! 👍🏻

Make a parallax effect with 10 lines of JavaScript

As a performance improvement, move the document.querySelector...

Basic Svelte app with Parcel

Hi Florian! Glad it was helpful. Will check Piral myself to...

Some-Stack Engineer

I call it broad-stack.

A working developer reviews freeCodeCamp (2019)

With nearly 20 years as a web developer I decided to go throu...

Basic Svelte app with Parcel

Created a template based on these steps: github.com/alex-parr...

Improve Your Git Productivity with Bash

I have lots of git aliases... some in git config and others i...

Need help - First coding interview in 2 weeks

Practice a lot but don’t lose your mind over it. There are...

My Top 10 Metal Tracks For Joyful Coding

For me it’s classics: Metallica, Rage Against the Machine, ...

Differences between "null" and "undefined" keywords?

Yeah, this has tripped me a couple of times...

53 Things I Learned Writing a Multiplayer Strategy Game in Javascript and Python

Great stuff! Now I want the spare time to do the same ;)

What’s your preferred way to test Internet Explorer and Edge from Linux or Mac?

Parallels setup working although it was tricky to get to lo...

Why developers are SO sh*t at estimating!

Hey Luke! Nice write up. I’ve faced this so many times and ...

Let's talk about an unnecessary but popular Vue plugin

For the sake of decoupling, I think it’s best to only use t...

What tech have you used in the last few weeks?

Hey DeChamp! A tool to transform vue I18N json files (which...

Book Review: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (2014)

I have this one to read on my vacations coming up. Yeah!!

Book Review: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (2014)

Loved this book. Recommended.

Simple CSS animated loading icon

Hi Pavol! Nice work. Have you noticed these types of anim...

What tech have you used in the last few weeks?

PHP Laravel Vue React ReactNative (learning) Node (CLI tool...

When Stack Overflow Goes Offline...

What is Stack Overflow? I only use Google...

Getting productive with git checkout

Ah ah! Had this exact issue today. Best!

Scroll like you are oblivious to the browser!

Nice article to learn the current status of things... But p...

A House is not a Home: Vue Slots Explained

Nice write up Miguel! I’ve recently had a situation where i...

Let Yarn Resolve Your Conflicts

I’ve ran into a few of these in the past... My solution has...

Single Method Controllers in Laravel

I’ve never did this before... but I do agree that Controlle...

The Magic of Vue's Dynamic Components For Lists of Data

I really like this. And you can also use v-bind to pass an...

Using Browser Custom Events

Thanks for your reply Clay. I try to keep it top-down but ...

Does Coding with Column Width of 80 Make Sense in 2020?

Hi Nayeem! I don’t mean i don’t break nested structures. I ...

JavaScript: Microtasks e Macrotasks

Nice heads up.

Does Coding with Column Width of 80 Make Sense in 2020?

Personally I completely disable forced wrapping and allow m...

Using Browser Custom Events

Do you use this as cross components communication? Example ...

Drop your LinkedIn Profiles! Let's connect!

Good morning! linkedin.com/in/alexpds

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